John 20:1-2, 11-18
Feast of Mary Magdalene – A Women’s Lectionary
13 They said to her, “Woman,LL why are you weeping?”
She said to them, “They have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid him.” 14 When she had said this, she turnedMM aroundNN and sawOO Jesus standing there, but she did not know that it was Jesus.
15 Jesus said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?”PP
SupposingQQ him to be the gardener,RR she said to him, “Sir,SS if you have carried him away,TT tell me where you have laid him, and I will take him away.”
But goAAA to my brothersBBB and say to them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my GodCCC and your God.’”
18 Mary Magdalene went and announcedDDD to the disciples, “I have seenEEE the Lord,” and she told them that he had said these things to her.
Image credit: “Touch Me Not” by James Tissot, between 1886 and 1894.